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kamma-kāraṇika

, m. [< kammakāraṇa + ika; cf.
kammakaraṇakāraka, q.v.], a torturer, executioner; ca-
tutthaṁ devadūtan ti ettha pana kammakāraṇā vā
devadūtā ti kātabbā ~ā (v. l. °karaṇikā) vā, ... tena te
devadūtā nāma jātā. ~ā (v.l °karaṇikā) pi atthato e-
vaṁ vadanti nāma: mayaṁ dvattiṁsakammakāra-
ṇā karontā na rukkhâdisu karoma, tumhâdisesu
sattesu yeva karoma, Ps IV 233,1,6 (ad M III 181,23);
with reference to the discussion at Kv XX.3 (Niraya-
pālakathā), cf. kammak[ā/a]raṇakāraka, q.v.; — °-satta,
m., a being functioning as executioner (in hell); niraya-
pālesū ti niraye ~esu, Sv 809,26 (~esū ti [Ee °karaṇa-
satte°) nerayikānaṁ saṅghātanakasattesu, Sv-pṭ II
445,18 (ad D II 322,16).